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of their unions slip away in the midwest. could it happen in california? >>> federal investigation into what caused a deadly crash involving a bay area bound amtrak train what we could learn in hours. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. >>> federal investigators expected to release who or what was to blame in day deadly amtrak crash. the national transportation safety board is holding a hearing now. in june of last year the california zephyr was bound from chicago tomorrow ville at a crossing a truck slammed into the train six killed, 70 injured. monitoring equipment indicate the train's whistle, crossing lights and guard all worked some witnesses say they didn't there are lawsuits against amtrak and union pacific. >>> talks resume this afternoon to end weeklong strike keeping crab fishermen out of the water. negotiations to end the dispute brock off yesterday. crab -- broke off yesterday. beateners were getting $3 a pound b
in the heartland of the united states. perhaps no place in america more closely associated with unions than the state of michigan. and today, thousands of union workers descended on the capital to protest a new law they believe could be an ominous signal for unions and worker paychecks everywhere. here's abc's alex perez. >> reporter: the anger boiling over. officers turning to pepper spray to control the crowd at least 10,000 deep. but it wasn't enough. michigan republican lawmakers approving landmark legislation, lifting the requirement that workers in unionized workplaces pay union dues. an army of officers have been guarding the governor's office all day. some of these demonstrators have been here since 5:00 this morning. the republican governor has signed the law. >> with a stroke of a pen, take our rights away. it's offensive. >> reporter: supporters call it right to work, but unions say it's nothing less than an effort to cut their bargaining power. less dues means less influence. the afl-cio says the average worker in right to work states earns $1,500 less than workers in states wit
christian is in union square with the celebration there. >> hello. i am here. and you are being entertained by her revel highness, but we don't want you to be a rebel. join us in our abc 7 share your holiday drive drive. -- food drive. you can come down here where we are and make a donation. easiest way is text your donation to 80077 there are seven ways to give on our web site which is abc 7.com. but first, let me bring in her blaine johnson. hi, blaine. >> hi. >> with san francisco and marin food banks and why is it so important to help out in this cause? >> i want to emphasize one in four people, one in four, are at risk of hunger in san francisco and marin. donations make a world of difference. >> even in an area like ours there are people that are hungry and need help. >> it's surprising if r.and people think this is a wealthy area and people don't need help. the people we see in lines every day certainly tell a different story. >> they do. thank you. you're doing great work here. we've raised 10,000s skpdz we need more. help us. seven ways to gismt i'll be back with more a little bit
francisco at union square this morning it is amy hollyfield. now, we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive to let you know how you can help others in need during this season. bring your food down to us at the stations, we will take it and donate it to the proper places. also, if you come down and meet us in person, there's some prizes, ravel -- raffle prizes. 5:30, santana row, union square and here at broadway plaza in walnut creek. >>> you at home can take part in the food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. we'll be going back to mike as well as amy hollyfield and katie marzullo. >>> we are continuing to follow breaking news from the south bay, truck plowed into an apartment here is a live picture of that pick-up truck, police on scene abc7 news was first to report, a child was sleeping in bed when that pick-up truck slammed into the room. she is at the hospital now and we'll stay on top of this for you. >>> vicious crime in east bay neighborhood. frightening scene neighbors encountered as they ran into the street to answer a cry for help. >>
airlines approved a new labor contract. the union addressed -- announced results today saying 74% of the pilots voted to ratify the contract. pilots will pay pay raises and own 13% of the parent company, likely clearing the way with a merger with u.s. airway autos san francisco school officials invited america's toughest p1Ñ wria letter after denying them a chance to speak to their class in person. the sheriff happens to be in san francisco for a conference. he received a bundle of letters written in spanish from students that criticized his aggressive enforcement of immigration laws in phoenix. >> and i'm concerned about parents giving the wrong message to their kids. and even teacher asks schools. because this class had to be controlled by a teacher. >> arpio gained fame for making inmates wear pink under wear. >> fox con, parts supplier for apple is considering a u.s. expansion now that apple ceo said it will begin manufacturing products here in the united states. and housing employees and dorms have been working for unbearly long hours and apple has not revealed which produc
are being called to handle angry crowds that are expected to turn out. the bill would allow workers at union represented businesses opt-out of paying dues. critics say it is a way to break unions. supporters say it is good for workers and would attract businesses. union backers concede they have little chance of stopping the measure passed by the republican legislature and the governor it >>> a woman who spent six days stranded in the sierra snow is recovering from hypothermia that took her boyfriend's life. in a just released 911 recording, we hear reaction after she was found by her brother. >> reporter: days after her boyfriend's jeep got stuck on a snowy road, paula lane was found by her brother, gary acting on a hunch. - front loader to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the road. >> the lady who was missing for days has just been brought in, in hypothermic condition. >> can you describe her condition? >> hypothermic, frostbite on the feet. right now we have her near the fire and wrapped in a blanket. >> reporter: the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton wh
with our colleague autos we begin with abc 7 as spencer christian live in union square. spencer? >> okay. we've been having lots of success here at union square. lots of wonderful people coming out and sharing their spirit. by donating to our food drive. we've raised $10,000 here, it's time for to you help out. we're going to be here for a couple more hours. there are many bys to donate. easiest way, we have seven ways. you can just text the word feed to 80077. you can come here in person, go to your local food bank. you can win a gift certificate for $250 to shopping at broadway plaza if you go to our web site abc 7 news.com you'll see the different ways to donate. first, two colleagues are there right now. let me toss it over to them. >> thank you very much. you can get us in a very, very wonderful moment here. it's the fifth day of hanukkah. they're beginning to might the menorah. we're here in walnut creek. just a moment early for that. they'll be lighting it in just a moment. yeah. >> it's been a great day here at broadway plaza goal to get as much food in the bins as possible. we'r
jose. oakland road, you'll notice there, allen rock head out towards the each bay aroun$&x/m union city. we're seeing rainfall. and as we pull out here, there are spotty sprinkles, showers, out towards san francisco up towards north bay we go. there is our radar beam. i'll let you know if our own radar will be tracking more rain over the wheekd i come back. ama? larry? >> thank you. we do have continuing coverage of the school tragedy. these are live pictures from newtown, connecticut. now, people are inside of the church gathering for a vigil to remember the victims. >> also, investigators looking into a massive fire destroying a fremont plant what. workers are being told sewed. >> michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook and will answer them here live a little bit later, you can contact michael on facebook.com and on twitter. m finney. >> at 4:13, taking a look at friday afternoon commute. s directions. at the skyway in downtown san francisco, leftx,wjm to right heading towards bay bridge, and also, very, very slow heading southbound if you're heading towards th
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he is hospitalized. we will have the >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at
families. this is one of the spots where you can drop off items, union square in san francisco, beautiful tree there. we have a spot picked out for kristen and cheryl jennings. >> gorgeous, you can see it is not raining there now. live doppler tracking the storm hitting the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen will be back to tell us what to >>> good morning. a chilly, damp start. live doppler you can see we have showers around the bay the cold front hung up in the south bay colder air ushering in behind the system is bringing the light showers from the north bay into tiburon and richmond off the coast of the peninsula. further south wet weather from san jose to los gatos. if you are traveling no delays yet.arttv look at the eastern seaboard, the southeast from atlanta to northern florida looking kind of wet. you can see the front pushing through the rest of the bay. expect a few delays, give yourself extra time. it is going to be a chilly couple of days. >>> not going to stop the fun as we welcome folks to join us for our share your holiday food drive. >> it is in its 21st year. >> amy hol
here, santana row or union square in san francisco. we have four tickets to disneyland also oakland ballet nutcracker and 50 certificates valued at $125 each. come down, help me fill these empty barrels so we can have a great holiday season for everybody. >>> take part in the share your holiday food drive-by calling the number on your screen 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. >>> the pope sends his first tweet. what he's saying. >>> airline attendants are famous for being pleasant and friendly. why are some on one airline refusing to smile? >> this is a live look at the embarcadero, bay bridge, meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the storm. also update on your commute from sue. >>> good morning. we are waking to light showers around the bay area no airport delays. pretty stormy in parts of the southeast atlanta, northern florida and no delays yet. we are looking at some of the coldest air of the season headed our way. grab the heavier coat, high temperatures today only in the mid 50s, scattered showers throughout the day today. in fact, you are not seeing a shower
. >> including the shooter who turned the gun on himself. >>> a legal landmark in michigan. once a union strong hold, the new measure that is dealing a serious blow to organized labor. >>> then call it the safety dance. the cop who is really busting a move or two. >> he's having fun on his job. i can appreciate that. >> getting low, getting low, getting low. i wonder if he has a sound track out there for him. or just his own tunes going on in his head. >>> but first, the white house is out with a strong reaction to north korea's successful test firing of a long-range ballistic missile. >> the obama administration calls the launch a highly provocative act that threatens regional security. the question now, does the threat extend to this country? >> reporter: in a breaking news broadcast, north korean television celebrated the regime's successful test of the long-range rocket from its launch site. it is the second attempt by the north koreans this year. last april, a similar test failed within minutes after takeoff. this time, the rocket traveled directly over okinawa, before falling 180 miles no
of the american geo physical union. ebb and flow will continue to study the [oi moon until they crash into the surface of the moon this month. >> well, let's go outside and take a look at the sky. >> it's breaking up a little bit. sandhya patel is live.b3g4Ñ >> hi dan and cheryl. i have live doppler 7 to keep me head of the storm. it's dry out here, bewe do have low level moisture in the wake of the storm. so we're going to see some fog tonight into tomorrow morning commute. as look towards the bay you can see clouds starting to break up a little bit. checking out live doppler 7 hd still watching showers. veryf0zkykccppsÑÑi sunny day as head turning milder this weekend. here is a look at satellite radar. you can see a cold front came through and is now on the way out. high pressure building in. you can know what this means for your weekend. we're looking at a nice, dry pattern. tonight looking for possibility of residual showers, then, tomorrow morning we're looking at fog. you can see it 5:00 a.m. thursday, make sure you give extra time for morning commute. could be slow going. r
the festival of lights. we'll take you live to union square on the first night of hanukkah. a lot of people out there. >>> and after some rain during the week, it's a beautiful saturday. what is ahead? leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: the heisman trophy handed out today two quarterbacks and a middle linebacker your finalists. man ty -- manti taio, johnny manziel, and collin klein anxiously awaiting >> removing a whale carcass from a southern california beach will be left if to mother nature. the 40,000-pound whale washed up on a beach in malibu. the beach is privately owned and no government agency will take action to remove the carcass. the remains will stay until time and mother nature take their toll. >>> scientists in the antarctic will explore a portion of the planet cut off from the rest of the world for 500,000 years. they set up a camp at a remote area to search for ancient life. this is video from the expedition. crews will drill through two miles of ice to reach the lake below. scientist hope to find species that can teach them about the earth's past climate. >> wha
in san francisco to mark the beginning of hanukkah. another is sed scheduled in union square. the lighting semis will continue each day until december 15th. it's been a holiday tradition in union square since 1975. the first candle is lit to commemorate the victory of a small ban of fighters over the syrian army. >> a dining experience led women to be embarrassed. >> and a chilly night across the bay area. as we take a live look outside. we'll check in with meteorologist leigh glaser to meteorologist leigh glaser to find out if you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a pair of australian radio hosts who pulled off a royal
locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king of new york. >>> good evening. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with three of his points. but they will claw his way back betw
. >> hi eric, good morning. >> hi eric. we are here at union square having so much fun we've raised $1500 so far people are bringing groceries, money, there are seven ways for to you give. >> one is text, i did it this morning. type the number 80077 and the word feed and it is a $10 donation. you can do it too. >> fan out more on abc7news.com. we'll -- we'll be back to tell you more. >>> good morning. we are live from walnut creek festive atmosphere. if case you don't where we are broadway plaza look for the giant christmas tree. we've been here live since 4:30 this morning trying to raise awareness about hunger in the bay area. i know you want to give money or food. we've got goodies to give you this stuff from the food bank contra costa and solano county we have games for kids to play and our deejay. if that's not enough, abc7 is going to give away a few things, we are going to raffle off several prizes, we have three pairs of tickets to the san francisco ballet. if you donate $25 we'll put new a raffle for four ticket to disneyland. come down here to walnut creek we'll be here all day.
department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts made a bee line from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a ballistics vest and carrying a semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old ci
by the internal affairs department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if off dutys an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob ty made a roberts made a bee lie from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a vest and ca vest and carrying amiautomati semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already
ground vaults in san francisco including one in union square in 2005 that sent a manhole cover into the air and injured a passerby. they suspended employees when they claimed to check equipment when they did not. >> a man is scheduled on to be in court today. steven reid died at monday at a hospital after he and his girlfriend were found tied up in the middle of the street. police believe they were victims of a brutal home invasions by a group of acquaint and in the vis it station valley neighborhood. one is suspected to be arraigned and three suspectings who are woman are to be at the hearing. >> a robbers hit pharmacies in dublin and pleasanton. this map shows the four stores the men targeted yesterday. in each case the robber handed over a note demanding prescription drugs and claiming to be armed. they think two or more people are working as a team. >> eric: a woman is recovering after falling into the bay off the embarcadero. it happened between waterfront restaurant and ferry building. she was quickly rescued and she appear to be intoxicated. the woman was taken to the ho
road, union city, towards fremont, mission boulevard, a little light to possibly moderate rain. san mateo, belmont, san carlos, redwood city, be prepared. woodside heavier rain headed your way traveling across 92, here's our next stretch, windsor forestville, those are areas that had flooding yesterday or this morning and now we are starting to see smaller showers develop in your neighborhood this is the waves of showers we talked about that are going to continue coming up from this moist flow out southwest to mid and upper parts of the atmosphere. zeroes from concord, oakland, redwood city south you are going to get your rain just a matter of time santa rosa inch and a half nearly six inches in -- that feeds into the russian river everything is okay as far as flooding there. showers today, heavy at times, we'll get heavier rain tonight the only day i'm not forecasting rain is monday. cold front heavier showers to the south one batch falls apart behind it as it moves across,eyfñ more green and yells through the evening hours, on and off rain heavy at times, here we are at 2:00 in t
. right here on thornton avenue up union city boulevard towards union city this is going to slide towards fremont possibly the great mall in milpitas f you are heading that way rain getting ready to move into where our studios are -- in the embarcadero towards fisherman's wharf back 280 towards daly city, ocean avenue. as we look to the northwest the radar returns aren't as numerous as they were this morning with the heating they could build and you could see some of this, check out the double rainbow that was sent by louie in mountain view earlier this morning. thank you for sending that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note.
as today because of a labor impasse. union workers are having a disagreement with hms host company that-4zu runs concessios the union says they want employees9bcg to pay for any [ meal breaks and freeze wages for the rest of the country. they plan to rally noon to 6 outside the airport terminals today. >>> big travel day, big weather day and the two do not get along well. >>>hrz streetesnúh level -- lip -- rain went across hot springs road towards09éñ glen allen where the heaviest of the rain is falling now. rohnert park you can see in the heart west see rather avenue, stony point road, out to east cotati avenue, petaluma road your rainfall is about to gethj'& ót(u)q) there could be ponding on the roads. pepper road,z. spring hill, fallon, marsh road, bodega highway, all that area up to occidental, getting heavy rain right now. we've had almost 2/3 of an inch up in santa rosa during the overnight hours. here's[iy,z san pablo bay, san rafael, bay bridge all staying up in the north bay now. through the morning commute this is going to slowly migrate towards us that means watch out if y
students and staff deal with this tragedy n union city, school district officials consoled each other. one psychologist figuring older kids were likely to learn about the connecticut shooting through social media. she also helped to craft an e mail to go staff and teacher as cross the district. >> look for in students that might, this might have a big impact on wh. to refer them for services. >> in oakland, administrators say they're trying to give out information without drama tiesing it and trying to reassure students they have many people looking out for them. >> so, once again air, shooting massacre rekindling long running debate in this country, being talked about with renewed vigor in sacramento tonight. we're live with both sides of the issue. nannette? >> the brady campaign ranks california as having the strictest concontrol laws in the country. advocates are seizing on the moment, state senator considering reintro dugs a bill. governor brown ordered flags at the california state capitol to be flown at half staff calling the tragedy a heart breaking loss. 23 years ago california ha
have yet been filed against the owner. >> the police officer union says the department riched a dipping point.7)÷ >> saying the city is losing more experienced officers than it will be able to recruit and retain. happening now a half dozen police officers walked away from the department just this week. there are 44 new recruits but since september, 36 officers resigned or retired from the department. the union says if you add in officer who's have given notice and will be gone by the end of the month, the city is now losing officers at a faster pace than it will be ever to replai.s poa says experienced cops are leaving in record numbers and this in the case of pay cuts and better opportunities in other cities. >> we call it voting with your feet. they're walking out. we can't strike or do job actions. so the only way to send a leave. >> the mayor says the city has fewer officers than 10 years ago. the budget increased and the city needs to rain in those costs. san jose voters support read form measures. the union says it did not anticipate the experiodus it's aggressive fiscal reform.
. >> american civil liberties union will ask organization of american states to investigate u.s. government for the way it treated convicted terrorist jose dill the aclu says he was -- jose little . the aclu says he was subjected to intimidation that amounted to torture. the watchdog group says the u.s. unfairly labeled padilla an enemy combatant. >>> new fbi report shows incidents of hate crime are going down, anti-gay violence is up. fbi says more than 6,000 hate crimes were reported to u.s. law enforcement last year, down 6% from the previous year. sexual orientation hate crimes went up to more than 1500 in 2011, increase of more than 2 1/2%. >>> in morning federal reserve has its eye on the fiscal live. new bonding program to support the economy. the plan is not a rescue option if there is no agreement on avoiding automatic tax hikes and spending cut nose deal. no outward progress between the white house and republicans now. >>> in morning the air force will conduct another test flight of new experimental space plane. the x-37b is being developed as an unmanned vehicle, engineers say it
have larry beil and michael finney at broadway plaza. and juf in union square is spence yir chris chichbl we'll start with you, spencer. hi. >> yes. i was arifg as you two were leaving as a matter of fact we had it covered all day. yes. we've had a successful day here. at union square with the food drive. there are ways you can help and seven ways you text the word feed to 80077 but you can go to our web site and find ways you can donate. one of our donors from tech gives back. this is knowa. tell us about -- first, thank you. tell us about tech gives back. >> sure. so tech gives back is a coalition of 30 start ups in the bay area, we're working to do clothing drives and food drives to help support local charities mostly in san francisco. >> and looks like you're having fun? >> yes. it's a success. >> it's going great. over 30 start ups including companies like comcast, khan academy. as far as we know it's the first time start ups throughout the bay area banded together to help give back during holiday season. >> thank you so much. we appreciate the effort. it's much needed. so on
. abc 7 news laura anthony is wlif that part of the story. laura? >> yes. near union city, the school district has been planning it's first activel(pykçó r# shor drill here sometime. but now, in light of events they'll have to come up with ways to conduct such a drill, explining to it kids in a way that doesn't traumatize students. >> i found out on social network autos many students in the bay area learned about the connecticut shooting on facebook. >> it is just wrong. like... they're not adults yet. they're killing little kids. >> leo was waiting to pick up his granddaughter. >> do you think kids should have to wory about going to school? >> naturally. everybody has to worry. it's terrible. >> new haven district psychologist spent most of her day talking with teachers and staff about how to spot signs of disstay with us stres in kids, how to respond when they come back next week, informed. >> let them know every once in a while this does happen. it rarely happens and that there are adults there that they can go to when they're feeling afrayed. >> in oakland, the district sent hom
. the legislation would bar unions from requiring non-union workers to pay those union fees. democrats met with the governor to urge a veto. and carollers gathered singing modified christmas songs in protest of the proposal. president obama said the legislation is about giving workers the right to work for less money. of course, the president enjoying a lot of support from the unions. if this does indeed happen, michigan will become the 24th right-to-work state. but governor rick schneider is backed by a full house and senate of republicans. so this could be easily passed. >> you're seeing a conservative movement to get a better handle on unions. and deal with them better. but the thing about michigan, it's considered to be the birthplace of the nation's modern labor movement. so if it happens there, it could happen in other states and put into motion a domino effect. we saw the wisconsin battle. ohio has dealt with these labor issues. so changing winds in the world of labor and michigan, if they go this way, that would be a big move here. some people argue it makes sense to give workers t
. the measure would bar unions from requiring non-union workers to pay union fees. president obama criticized the legislation, saying it's about giving workers the right to work for less money. the republican governor is backing the proposal. but democrats met with him yesterday to urge a veto. >>> protests are also expected in egypt today. the military in position near cairo's presidential palace, keeping an eye on opponents of president mohamed morsi. they, along with morsi supporters, are both staging massive marches today, ahead of saturday's vote, on a draft constitution. that referendum and morsi's power grab in the last month, set off the worst violence since last year's revolution. >>> also, breaking news this morning from south africa. we learned that former president nelson mandela is suffering from a recuring lung infection. doctors say the 94-year-old leader is responding to dreemt. mandela has been in the hospital since saturday. and until now, his medical condition had not been made public. >>> a new intelligence report is offering bold predictions about where the world is headi
of a labor impasse/a. union workers are having a disagreement with hms host the company that runs concessions at the airport union says the company wants employees to pay lw insurance increases takÄp unpaid meal breaks and freeze wages for the rest of the contract. union workers plan to rally from noon to 6:00 this evening outside the airport terminals. >>> north korea says it has continue -- detain add american citizen after he confessed to unspecified crimes. they say he's from washington state and he is known as kenneth bay, a 44-year-old tour operator of korean descent. officials say the crimes were proven through evidence. media reports say he was taken into custody after entering the country in early november as part of a tour. >>> we are waiting new commentsqto>é from house speaker z cliff talks he's expected to speak in a little more than 10 minutes from now. thúká(>i- >>> good morning. they are worried about going over the fiscal cliff into a recession. yórñ house republican leaders postponed vote on legislation that would raise taxes on households earning more th
the san ramon valley and dublin. also hayward and union city, down through castro valley, 280. redwood city. as you head further south from sunnyvale down through cupertino, some very light rain showers. this will be the order of the day. the on and off light rain showers. santa cruz mountains, los gatos. into the afternoon light rain to just dry skies until later on. and that's when the last very strong system comes our way with heavy rain, gusty winds and the potential for flooding. katie. >> thank you, lisa. >> flood warnings are in effect for sonoma county as the water levels in several rivers and creeks continue to rise. we are live in petaluma where willowbrook creek is a good example. k. he ra. >> katie, two days ago willowbrook creek was completely empty. yesterday it filled almost to its limit. it's happening all over sonoma county. rivers and creeks filling either to their limits or unfortunately in some cases over their limits. one man tells us he watched the banks of the russian river rise to 17 feet yesterday. he was packing his belongings. this morning he's planning to
. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela he has been >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by state california police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at a hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. >>> and an amer
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury quirked her of first-degree murder. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >>> coming up, in egypt the changes the embattled president says he will make but will it be enough to ease tension. and people worry about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he was hospitalized. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nat
bay very heavy rain, ra rains down to the peninsula, redwood city across the bay and hayward and union city. lighter amounts from san jose, blossom hill road but take a look up towards moraga, light rain. here are the heavier cells, napa just reported a thunderstorm. this morning, look for the stormy conditions with windy gusts anywhere from 40-50 miles an hour. possibility of a thunderstorm. it will change to showers by the afternoon. break tonight but more heavy rain tomorrow. >>> happening right now. chp has both directions. highway 1 near olema is blomd. if you can't, expect delays, there is no estimated time for the reopening of that roadway. >> the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. some of those problems may linger for the next few days. alan wang reports from santa rosa. >> jill stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple of hours ago but i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these trucks and suvs that made it across, their toyota got swamped in a foot half of water just like th
towards san mateo, burlingame, across the bridge towards hayward, san leandro, union city, fremont and milpitas. sonoma south of you and coming out of petaluma along 112, 37, novato right now getting wet weather, also from bodega bay towards petaluma we are seeing wet weather. any time today you have a chance of a light to moderate shower a quick mover and it will keep temperatures in the 50s. have the wet weather gear handy and patience. >>> it is raining now at the golden gate bridge quick look at the roadway here it is very slick and you can see the shineyness of the rain coming down you need wipers for your -- -- for your drive this morning on and off showers most of your drive in. east shore freeway getting busy golden gate fields past university avenue into emeryville and berkeley curve. no major stalls or accidents. north 17 summit stall blocking right lane towards san jose, drive times right now busier commute 880 nab, 24 from -- 880 northbound, 24 from the walnut creek. >>> hundreds of oakland residents have power again pafbg in the dark part of this morning. -- almost 7,0
leandro. heavier union city back. redwood city across the bay into union city. 680 and 880 heavier rain and back westward around the coast around wood acre, woodside and 101 and 280 looking at more heavy to moderate rain. down around the south bay through milpedas and into san jose. heavy rain here gilroy and holleyster reporting rain. and with that the wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay. 33 miles an hour here. half moon bay, 43-mile an hour gusts. airport delays at sfo and the flood warning until 12:45 on the north bay. we are looking at this for the next several hours, are the heavier rain. a look at lake tahoe with the snow and the winter storm warning right on through the day tonight. the snow picks up tonight. 53 mountain view you. 51 san jose. looking at the heavy rain and wind this morning. clearing later on this afternoon. it will be after 1:00 in the north bay. after 3:00 in parts of the south bay and a dry christmas eve. the wind advisories 1:00 north and 3:00 athen 3:00 peninsula . some of the rain coming down who are dontally. it won't take much to bring down power
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walgreens. >>> groups and the american civil liberties union objecting to government use of unmanned surveillance aircraft within the united states. >> this debate has now come to alameda county. why the sheriff's department wants one of the things, and why some object. >> opponents call them drones. the sheriff zbt doesn't like that term because of the military connotation perhaps, but for this story%3ls're going to call them unmanned military vaeks. this is the -- 31,000 unmanned aerial vehicle. neat machine according to critics. >> just the cutest toy i can imagine. >> susan told the supervisors she's opposed to the device, aclu attorney called it a threat to privacy. >> just because we walk out, walk outdoors sometimes doesn't mean we sur ren yernd the right to make sure the government doesn't collect and stockpile personalized information about our whereabouts. >> saying an inexpensive system is different than a sheriff's department. -- helicopter because of the low cost. aclu fears afford yablt will lead to abuse. and as for low cost cameras? they're on buildings, street lights
calling it an accident. >> the sounds of christmas could be heard throughout union square today. that is abc 7 news don san chess and sue hall joining in this celebrity ringing of the bells outside racy's this morning taking place every year to raise funz for salvation army services. this year's theme, rock the square, featuring a lunch concert with beatles and rolling stones cover bands. >> fun. and for a great cause, and wonderful weather. >> yes. >> this is just remarkable out there. >> yi. yes. sunny skies and clouds around. and then, it's cool into afternoon hours in spots. getting milder into the weekend. this is also good news. looking westward back over the bay, you can see there is lights with the holiday season on. you can get a clear view. here is a look at live doppler 7. showing little in the way of clouds around the bay area. we have some high, thin, widely scattered clouds and clear skies. and cool conditions, temperatures 55 degrees in san francisco. and san rafael. 50 in half moon bay. mid-50s in other locations around the bwn,w÷ area. these are the forecast fe
of marriage act, defining the union as between a man and a woman. >> two mothers, or two fathers, will be okay. it will be just as good. this would be a catastrophe. >> reporter: even a new president wasn't sure. >> i've been going through an evolution on this issue. >> reporter: for most of the past decade, apose maigh but a dramatic change. more americans now, 37 to 43% supporting gay marriage. a trend the president then mirrored. earlier this year telling robin roberts he supported gay marriage. >> malia and sasha have friends whose parents are same-sex couples. it wouldn't dawn on them that somehow their friends' parents would be treated differently. that's the kind of thing that prompts a change in perspective. >> reporter: driven by younger americans, women, democrats. now nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex unions. can public opinion drive the supreme court's decn? >> the justices are hum beings. they're oune the real question will be, do they want to be on the wrong side of history? >> reporter: an abc news poll less than a month a
don't have to pay union dues when working in a union shop. >>> more about the medical condition keeping former president mandela hospitalize. he is you ever something from a recovering lung infection and is responding to treatment. he has been in the hospital since saturday it >>> americans are drinking less milk. milk consumption down 30% since 1975 one dairy trade group is calling the drop a crisis and says it is not.9y sustainable. the reason clouds -- includes the growing popularity of -- [ unintelligible ] >>> proud san sis cans will not be happy to -- san franciscans will not be happy to learn that boston is the top city with sf second, seattle, vancouver and new york. san francisco stands out in environmental leadership around ialship edged -- and entrepreneurialship edged out by boston. >> continuing to follow breaking news car guess over cliff. >>> thousands -- thousands of dead squid washing ashore on a bay area beach. >>> new developments in the deadly jenni rivera crash. the reason the pilot and plane are the focus of the investigation. >>> live look at bay bridge to
today state governor signed a right to work legislation dealing a blow to organized labor unions signing a bill just hours after legislature passed measures as a chance of thousands of angry protestors filled the capitol. tj#m÷çr9hdas more. >> michigan republican controlled state legislature approved two controversial right to work bills today. protestors crowded state capitol. >> benefits will go down. it's going tojuÑww hurt small business and local business. it's just going to hurt michigan. >> issue is right to work allowing people to opt out of joining the union. the governor flip flopped saying it's labor and democrat to pass prop 2 in november. trying to put collective bargaining rights into the constitution. >> made the point to them to sfai you go forward with this, you're going to create an environment involving labor issues. and that is what happened. >> democrats in congress met with the governor, asking him to delay the issue. >> he has respongsibility as our leader of avoiding this cliff. it's not good enough we told him, for him to say he'd like to get this behind us. >
these three locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king of new york. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies a
the influence of organized labor in the state. hundreds of union workers had protested the legislation ahead of the governor's action. michigan joins 23 other states with so-called right-to-work laws. those laws ban requirements that nonunion employees pay union dues for negotiating contracts and other services. >>> well, drug smugglers have found a pretty creative new way to get contraband into the u.s. they use a gas-powered canon to shoot dozens of cans of marijuana across the mexican border into arizona. unfortunately for them, border patrol agents got to the drugs before their buddies. they picked up 85 pounds of pot. in all, worth more than 40,000 bucks on the streets. >> they're resourceful, to say the least. >> yep. >>> time, now, for the weather from across the nation. another stormy day in florida, with heavy rain and gusty winds from miami to orlando. showers to the north spreading into the carolinas. light snow across north dakota, the northern rockies and the cascades. up to a foot of snow in the sierra nevada. rain along much of the pacific coast. >> a wet 44 in seattle. 52 in
. >>> also ahead, bringing babies into a labor battle. the union workers using the sound of wailing babies as a weapon. >> i can't imagine anything more effective than the sound of a screaming child. ooh. >> you'll be much more apathetic when you have your own. >> perhaps. perhaps. in the meantime. >>> who is the most fascinating person of 2012? barbara walters shares her pick. it was unveiled last night during her special. interesting choice. you can see this person made a lot of big headlines this year. we're not going to reveal who it is, but interesting choice. stay tuned for that. barbara always comes up with a good list, 2012 no exception. >> yes. >>> but first, the search for a motive in that oregon mall shooting. those who knew him say jacob roberts say he was a friendly, outgoing type. >> but something changed drastically in the days before he opened fire. we get the latest now from our own sunny hostin. >> reporter: detectives have revealed the man who unleashed an hour of terror inside the packed portland shopping mall on tuesday. they say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts stole a
announcing the sale of a stake in the biggest maker of assault rifles. the union representing california teachers is releasing because of the its connection with bushmaster. >> people were passionate about the issue. >> reporter: the strive for culture change. making assault rifles taboo. >> a lot of people are getting behind and understanding that at the end of the day, it's not the dollar that counts. but the sense. the sense of what they are going with their money. the sense of the weapons we are selling to the general public. >> reporter: but in the wake of the shooting, sales of assault rifles have jumped. how deep will they jump? for answers, we go to those at the direct center of the attention. the teacher's pensions and the largest makers and sellers of assault rifles. i'm calling to see if bass pro shops -- walmart -- i want to know in cabela's. six responded. none has followed california's lead yet. on the corporate side, dick's sporting goods says it's going to remove some rifles for the time being. of the other major gun sellers, only walmart got back to us saying no assault
were killed despite the fact armed police were there. two of the nation's biggest teachers unions were sharply critical of the nra proposal, one saying the nra is delusional. >> thanks, pierre. >>> on sunday the man who will spearhead the nra's push to put armed guards in schools will sit down with george stephanopoulos on "this week." >>> now to the wrangling over the fiscal cliff, sending shock waves across america's 401(k)s. take a look. the dow closed down more than 120 points, with the deadline just 11 days away and lawmakers heading home for the holidays. shortly before we came on the air, the president came out swinging with a message for congress. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl tells us where things stand tonight. >> reporter: in the halls of congress tonight, not a creature is stirring. no deal is in sight. with a deadline looming and seemingly no hope anywhere, the president made one last appeal tonight before washington goes on vacation. >> as we leave town for a few days to be with our families for the holidays, everybody can cool off. everybody can dri
news. >>> united airlines are getting a new union contract that brings them closer to finalizing the merger with continental. pilots will get big raises averaging 43.2 percent including larger retirement contributions. the pilots association says it was improved 69 percent of the united and continental who voted. they have a major concession expanding the use of larger jets for regional flights. they old 70 seats or more. thousands of bay area union nurses hold a one-day strike on christmas eve starting the morning of december 24th. the california nurse's association says the strike effects 7 bay area hospitals operated better health and two more san jose hospitals affiliated with the hospital corporation of america. this would be the 8th strike buy cna since september last year. it has junior leaders and hospital managers remain at odds over staffing levels health benefits and other contract issues. >>> oakland wants to build a new job center but says the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that is because the money would come from revenues generated by a new bil
. you can see pulling away from hayward and union city towards dublin and sanol and pulling froóío<ç fremont across mission boulevard, one shower and then another one near hillcrest boulevardaexlv towards millbrae, burlingame and you can see now the whole san pablo bay area starting from hercules and heading towardsmutp novato it s quiet now, the showers are still moving to the south and east more up to the north. finally, san jose you are going to get wet weather along the dumbarton bridge towarding 237 is where your next shower is only a matter of moments before it gets there. santa rosa 39°, rest of us in the mid to upper 40s, 50 half moon bay. monterey bay and inland low to mid 40s, monterey 50. today light to moderate showers all day. brief break tomorrow, one day, light rain friday better chance of wet weather saturday. warm front yesterday long duration rain, cold front comes in more showery in nature, stronger, burst of heavier rain now on the back side of this low, counterclockwise flow wrapping around moisture bringing it off the ocean making it unstable the low is th
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